Chinese Work Visa – What you need to know

Chinese work visa and permit

Currently, if you want to work in China, of course you will need a Chinese work visa. there are two types of work permits you can apply for: an employment license for foreigners from the Ministry of Human Resources and Social Security. Or a foreign expert work permit from the State Administration of Foreign Experts Affairs (SAFEA). The system has […]

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3 Ways to Learn Chinese Quickly

Learn Chinese Quickly

If you know Chinese 3,000 characters, you are classified as having enough vocabulary to read a newspaper. Or to understand conversations in the workplace. The problem most people have is that  3,000 is a lot. But Chinese characters are composed of smaller elements that make them easier to individually recognize, therefore you can learn Chinese quickly. As characters have evolved over thousands […]

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Best Chinese Smartphones Companies

Nokia (remember them?) have just announced their new phone will strictly enter the Chinese market first. Before any other market including the USA and Europe. So we thought it would be a good opportunity to explain how tough it will be for Nokia to compete against leading Chinese smartphones. We’ve all heard that China can be famous for making dodgy, […]

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The Most Popular Chinese Dating Apps

Chinese Dating Apps compared to Tinder

With the working hours we’re all doing, and the lack of free time to be able to meet new people the old fashioned way. Online dating has become bigger and bigger in the world especially through apps such as Tinder. China is no different. This has lead to the rise in Chinese Dating Apps. Partly due to the pressure put […]

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Is The HSK Exam Right For You?

what is hsk exam

What is HSK and why is it important? The HSK or 汉语水平考试 (hànyǔ shuǐpíng kǎoshì) is an official examination designed to assess the Chinese language proficiency of non-native speakers from beginners’ to advanced levels. It is an internationally-recognised standard in assessing your Chinese language level and the result can be used to apply for the Confucius Institute Scholarship (CIS). It […]

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